4951.12 Use of public highways.

Companies incorporated under section 1701.04 of the Revised Code, for the purpose of owning or operating street railway companies, may construct, maintain, and operate street railways for the transportation of passengers, packages, express matter, United States mail, baggage, and freight upon the highways in this state outside of municipal corporations or upon private right of ways. Such companies may occupy and use for their tracks, cars, necessary fixtures, and appliances, the public highways outside of municipal corporations with the consent of the public authorities in charge of or controlling such highways, and with the written consent of the majority, measured by the front foot, of the property holders abutting on each of such highways.

Effective Date: 10-11-1955 .